Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

May 02, 2011 09:15 ET

Kitchener-Waterloo Students Finding Out a Future as a CA has No Limits

Featured Speaker is Steve Bienkowski, CA, of Kitchener Rangers Hockey Club

KITCHENER, ONTARIO and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 2, 2011) - A select group of Kitchener-Waterloo-area high school students are getting an exclusive look into the many opportunities available in the world of business at the No Limits conference being hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario on May 4. Approximately 150 students, nominated by their schools for their leadership skills and interest in university business programs, will be attending this daylong session. This is one of just four No Limits conferences being held during the 2010-11 school year.

The No Limits conference brings Chartered Accountants from the Kitchener-Waterloo region's top businesses together with students most likely to be tomorrow's successful business professionals. During No Limits, the students will get the chance to meet CAs and discuss the many opportunities that open up for people who achieve the prestigious CA designation.

Among the day's highlights will be a presentation by Steve Bienkowski, CA, the Chief Operating Officer and Governor at the Kitchener Rangers Hockey Club. He'll be joined by representatives from major accounting firms, Research In Motion, Open Text, Manulife, local universities and other organizations.

Students attending No Limits are coming from these schools:
  • Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute
  • Centennial Collegiate
  • Elmira District Secondary School
  • Forest Heights Collegiate Institute
  • Galt Collegiate Institute-Vocational School
  • Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute
  • Huron Heights Secondary School
  • John F. Ross Collegiate Vocational Institute
  • Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate Institute & Vocational School
  • Resurrection Catholic Secondary School
  • Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School
  • Southwood Secondary School
  • St. Benedict Catholic Secondary School
  • St. Michael Catholic Secondary School
  • Stratford Northwestern Secondary School
  • Turner Fenton Secondary School
  • Waterloo Collegiate Institute
  • Waterloo-Oxford District Secondary School
Media are invited to attend all or part of the No Limits conference.
WHAT:No Limits conference
SPEAKER:Steve Bienkowski, CA, Chief Operating Officer and Governor, Kitchener Rangers Hockey Club
WHEN:Wednesday, May 4 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Steve speaks at 1:00 p.m.
WHO:CAs hosting Kitchener-Waterloo high school students at business learning session
WHERE:St. George Banquet Hall, 665 King Street North, Waterloo

About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's 34,000 Chartered Accountants and 5,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's internationally recognized standards of qualification and the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. Chartered Accountants are the professionals Canada's business leaders trust to help make the financial, strategic and leadership decisions that matter. The Institute's website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.

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